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Table 14 Susceptibility status of P. argentipes to different insecticides in the WHO tube test (six replicates for each observation) for 15, 30 and 60 minutes exposure in Nepal. Values without parentheses indicate observation at 15 minutes, those in parentheses - at 30 minutes and those in square brackets - at 60 minutes

From: Susceptibility of field-collected Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae) sand flies from Bangladesh and Nepal to different insecticides

Insecticide District Morang Sunsari Saptari
Village development committee Bhathigachh Tanmuna West Pipara
Alpha-cypermethrin (0.05%) No. exposed 111 (108) [109] 110 (107) [106] 111 (105) [104]
% mortality 90.09 (100) [100] 95.45 (100) [100] 95.50 (100) [100]
% control mortality 1.96 (1.92) [5.13] 0 (0) [0] 8.04 (1.94) [8.70]
Corrected mortality 89.89 (100) [100] 95.45 (100) [100] 95.10 (100) [100]
Status S? S S
Deltamethrin (0.05%) No. exposed 114 (103) [110] 104 (108) [103] 114 (108) [109]
% mortality 93.86 (96.12) [100] 89.42 (95.37) [100] 95.61 (100) [100]
% control mortality 0 (9.09) [0] 0 (0) [0] 2.88 (3.85) [4.55]
Corrected mortality 93.86 (95.73) [100] 89.42 (95.37) [100] 95.48 (100) [100]
Status S S? S
  1. Abbreviations: S susceptible